Maddiston domestic offender released from custody

Appearing from custody at Falkirk Sheriff Court via video link on Thursday, Jordan Douglas (20) had previously pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex partner.

The charges state he seized her by the neck, pushed her to the ground, placed his arm around her neck and struck her on the head and breached his bail by contacting her at an address in Bankside, Falkirk on November 20.

He also admitted acting in a racially aggravated manner, repeatedly uttering derogatory remarks, in Callendar Park, Falkirk on April 9.

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Sheriff Simon Collins QC said deferred sentence on Douglas, 12 Cairney Mount Avenue, Maddiston, until February 3 for a Caledonian domestic abuse programme assessment to be carried out.

He released Douglas on bail to that date with the condition he remain in his home address between the hours of 7pm and 7am each day until his court appearance. Douglas also remains subject to a non harassment order not to have contact with is ex partner.

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